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Stanley Owen Priest

April 2, 1959 ~ May 18, 2018 (age 59)


It is with great sadness to announce that our father, Stanley Owen Priest was called home by the Creator on Friday, May 18, 2018. He was born on April 2, 1959 in Atlanta, GA and recently celebrated his 59th revolution around the sun.


He is survived by his two daughters; Amanda Hickey and Monica Priest, his three brothers; Kenneth Priest, Dale Priest, and Matthew Johnson, and three grandchildren; Harley Pickett, Zachery Hickey, and Hannah Hickey. He was predeceased by his parents, Truman Priest and Mary Lois Thurman.


Stanley graduated from Fairmount Schools in 1978. He went on to proudly serve in the United States Army. He was an active member of the American Legion. He loved the outdoors and was always hiking to see waterfalls and to enjoy the beauty of nature. He was an expert marksman and a connoisseur of trains and all things guns.


Memorial Services to celebrate our father’s life will take place on Friday, May 25th at 6 pm at the Fairmount Community Center located at: 11921 Fairmount Hwy SE, Fairmount, GA 30139.


I will be with you in the mountains, my voice is on the wind.

And if ever you get lost, just listen we will meet again.

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